Thanksgiving lunch, mulch experiment and outside kitten progress

Lats this morning I headed over to my mother's place with a turkey dinner to have lunch with her. On the way out, I spotted three sets of ears in the window of the cat shelter. Tiny sets of years belonging to the little kittens! I didn't dare go closer for a picture, though, because … Continue reading Thanksgiving lunch, mulch experiment and outside kitten progress

Happy Canadian Thanksgiving weekend!

The kitties got an early Thanksgiving breakfast. Someone is looking like I woke him up too early! Nostrildamus and his sibling were sleeping in the cat house. From the red light on the timer, I could see that the heater was on. Now I'm thinking of getting a thermometer to put inside, facing the window. … Continue reading Happy Canadian Thanksgiving weekend!

Wishing you a happy and blessed Easter!

I hope you all had a wonderful day today, even if you had to celebrate it in a different way than usual. This morning, the basket was assembled, and I found an English translation of the traditional Polish blessings of the contents (my Polish is not good enough anymore!). Then it was time to lay … Continue reading Wishing you a happy and blessed Easter!

Easter preparations and successful finds

I'm happy to say that I was able to deliver a little care package to my mother for her Easter. I called right after dropping off my daughter to see if she needed anything at the grocery store, but she was able to order everything she needed from the grocery store and have it delivered. … Continue reading Easter preparations and successful finds

Easter preparations: baking day and frozen ground

Today, while the girls continued to work on the basement (I have yet to go down to see their progress!), I worked on baking our Easter bread. Then, since I was baking anyway, I made some sourdough soda bread, and another double batch of what has become my usual standby, a basic bread recipe modified … Continue reading Easter preparations: baking day and frozen ground

Preparing for Easter, and an easier way to peel eggs!

One of the bonuses of our move to the farm I grew up on is that we could take part in a childhood tradition; the blessing of our Easter baskets. It was many moves and many years before we were able to find a Polish church that did basket blessings, and be able to take … Continue reading Preparing for Easter, and an easier way to peel eggs!

Photo of the Day: Christmas Eve sunrise

Our family traditionally starts celebrating when the first star is visible in the sky on Christmas Eve. The Photo of the Day will go on hiatus for a few days. Since I will likely not be posting at all over the next few days, I wish to take this opportunity to with you and yours … Continue reading Photo of the Day: Christmas Eve sunrise